Local and Regional Competition Calendar

A list of local and regional competitions that may be of interest to OBC members and other local homebrewers. We'll update the information on this calendar as it is released.

Questions or requests for listing can be sent to competition@oregonbrewcrew.org.


Upcoming Regional Competitions


-National Homebrew Competition - As you know, Homebrew Con will be in Portland this year.  Final round judging will take place on June 28th. If you are entering the competition, take notice of deadlines, including the application period between Jan 23rd and Jan 30th, and Rules and Regulations.  More information can be found here.  


-Fruit Beer Competition - Five categories, including: light, dark, sour/wild, spice/herb, cider/perry. Drop off at Steinbarts and Burnside Brewing by June 2nd, with judging to take place June 3rd. Entry $8 but includes 3 taster tickets to the Portland Fruit Beer Fest.  Info here, and registration opening 4/13.


-Joint Base Lewis-McChord - entry deadline 6/5, registration here.  Drop off between 5/29 and 6/5.  There may be adjustment to the deadlines and judging dates; see the registration website for updated information.  


-Lane County Fair - in Eugene.  Registration due July 2nd.  Drop off is between July 9th and 13th between 9am and 4pm, with judging on 7/15.  For questions, contact competition director Laura Gold at (281)705-3797 or laura.gold711@gmail.com. 


-Slurp and Burp Select - It's back, albeit in limited form! Put on by the local Strange Brew Homebrew Club, the categories accepted include: 1 - American Lager, 5 -Pale Bitter European Ale, 18 -Pale American, 21 - IPA, and 25 - Strong Belgian Ale.  Judging will take place Aug 3rd and 4th, with BOS judging on Aug 5th.  No registration site yet, but look here for info


-Best of the Bay - Bellingham, WA.  Entry deadline 7/19, with judging taking place on 8/4. No registration site yet. 


-Rocktoberfest - Redmond, OR.  Entries due 9/15 with judging at Wild Ride Brewing on 9/22 and 9/23. Drop off sites include Steinbarts and Brew Brothers/3 Mugs. BOS wins a 10 gallon brew kettle, runner-up gets a 50# bag of Mecca Grade malt.  Open to all styles, entry fee $7. Registration opens 6/1.  


-Lights Out! Gig Harbor, WA.  Dark beers only, but open to several BJCP categories. Registration opens Sept 1st, with entries due 10/8.  Award ceremony on 10/20.  Some pretty sweet prizes, including: brewing with 7 Seas Brewing, Spike kettle, Skagit Valley grains, a counterflow wort chiller, and more. 



Cheers to Belgian Beers: no homebrew competition this year. 


Expected upcoming competitions: Oregon State Fair (July/August)



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